Chavez No Se Va: ("Chavez Isn't Leaving"-Election Victory Slogan)
AS THE ENTIRE WORLD held its breath over the outcome of this year's US presidential election, the most important election of 2012 was already in the books--and the Left won.
On October 7, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was re-elected, taking over 54 percent in a vote that featured a coherent, united opposition campaign and a record voter turnout of over 80 percent.
Despite tall tales and smears from a virulently hostile media--both at home and abroad--challenger Henrique Capriles had no choice but to concede defeat immediately; all credible observers agreed the voting process itself was beyond reproach.
This election extends the lease on life of Latin …
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Publication information: Article title: Chavez No Se Va: ("Chavez Isn't Leaving"-Election Victory Slogan). Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: Canadian Dimension. Volume: 46. Issue: 6 Publication date: November-December 2012. Page number: 5. © 2009 Canadian Dimension Publication, Ltd. COPYRIGHT 2012 Gale Group.
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